|Pacific Trade and Longshoring work c 1920s - Shaping San Francisco|
silent footage from the Prelinger Archive, edited to focus on the parts about Pacific Trade and the footage of longshoring, probably from the 1920s.
Keywords: Globalization; world trade; San Francisco; longshoring; dockers; piers; shipping; bananas; copra; hemp
|Herb Mills on Containerization - Chris Carlsson|
Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of Local 10 ILWU, describes the role of containerization in the global economy.
Keywords: containerization; longshoring; globalization
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|Movement, Generation, and Moments of Excess, March 16, 2011 - Shaping San Francisco|
"The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make." - William Morris With the apparent end of one era and the dawning of a new â and unknown one â we thus turn our attention to the question of inheritance and new generations. We want to think about the way political generations form, and whether the experience of past generations can play a useful role in this...
Keywords: anti-globalization; activism; summits; Free Association; radical politics; PM Press; Shaping SF; CounterPULSE; revolution
|Ecology Emerges: Jerry Mander - Shaping San Francisco|
Jerry Mander, an advertising guy in the 1960s who collaborated with David Brower's early Sierra Club campaigns against damming the Grand Canyon and many others, went on to write "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television", "In the Absence of the Sacred" and was a cofounder of the International Forum on Globalization. He is interviewed here as part of the wide-ranging "Ecology Emerges" oral histories of the early ecology movement, traversing the era from the 1950s-60s all the way to the pr...
Keywords: David Brower; Sierra Club; Grand Canyon; Friends of the Earth; indigenous rights; International Forum on Globalization; advertising